Questions and Answers about Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior

Questions and Answers

1. Why are you launching Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior?

We have launched Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior to meet the nutritional needs of the older toddler from 2 years of age, when their dietary intake may not be adequate. Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior nutritionally supports a child’s developing immune system from 2 years of age and beyond.

2. I thought Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Toddler covered the 1-3 years age group. Why have you launched Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior From 2 Years now?

Both Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Toddler and Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior are designed to nutritionally support a toddler’s or child’s immune system. However, we wanted to provide a product better suited to the palate and nutritional needs of the older toddler from 2 years.

3. My toddler is currently on Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Toddler milk. Should I change him/her to Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior?

Both products are suitable for use as a nutritional supplement with your toddler. However, you may find that as your toddler gets older, that he/she enjoys the hint of vanilla taste of Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior better and could benefit from slightly lower fat. Ultimately it is up to you as a parent to decide if you choose to change your child from drinking Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Toddler to Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior nutritional supplement.

4. What are the main benefits of this new Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior?

The exclusive formulation in Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior nutritionally supports your young child’s immune system. Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior From 2 Years is a unique formulation that provides essential nutrients to supplement the dietary needs of active young children when their energy and nutritional intake may not be adequate. Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior contains our unique blend of Prebiotics, Omega 3 DHA, Iron, Zinc and other essential vitamins and minerals. A well supported immune system helps young children thrive. The Omega 3 DHA in Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior may play an important role in the development of your child’s eye, brain and nerve development.

Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior is a dairy-based nutritional supplement with a hint of vanilla taste, containing no sucrose (table sugar) and is free of artificial colours. Just one serve of Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior provides 50% of the RDI of Iron and 20-50% of the RDI of another 15 essential vitamins and minerals. Including 1-2 serves a day of Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior as a supplement to your young child’s diet will assist in providing adequate intake of important nutrients for growth and development when their diet is inadequate.

5. How do I know if my child’s diet is inadequate?

A toddler/young child’s diet should include balance and variety from the different food groups: fruit and vegetables, meat and meat alternatives, starchy foods and grains, and dairy. If they are not eating a variety of foods from all the food groups to meet their nutritional requirements, their diet may be inadequate. This may be worth discussing with your Healthcare Professional, such as your child’s Pediatrician, or a Dietitian from our Nutricia Advisory Service.

6. Why is Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior flavoured with a hint of vanilla?

Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior is flavoured with a hint of vanilla to better suit the changing preferences and palates of older toddlers or young children from 2 years of age who, at that age are continuing to explore various tastes and flavours from food and drink.

7. Where is Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior made?

Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior is made in our factory in Auckland, New Zealand from imported and local ingredients. We make most of our other Karicare and Karicare Immunocare Gold+ products at the same factory plant.

8. How much should my child have a day of Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior? Is there a maximum amount per day?

We recommend including 1-2 serves a day of Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior as a supplement to your young child’s diet to assist in providing adequate intake of important nutrients for growth and development when their energy or nutritional intake may not be adequate.

9. Can I just change from Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Toddler to Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior? Will my child notice a difference?

When your child turns 2, they’re likely to be expanding their repertoire of foods and drinks they consume and start expressing their likes/dislikes/preferences of tastes and flavours. We have specially formulated Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior with a hint of vanilla to better suit their changing palate, yet ensured that it contains NO sucrose (table sugar).Your child is likely to notice a difference in the flavour of Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior which has a hint of vanilla. In terms of digestibility, if your child is drinking Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Toddler, they should not notice any difference in how their tummy tolerates the Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior formulation.

10. Can I buy sachets?

Not for the present time being. At launch from March-April 2010, Karicare Immunocare Gold+ Junior will only be available in 900g cans. We are working on developing sachets, however this will take some time and our priority is to make available the main 900g product size without delay.


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